President James K. Polk

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Louise Mayo

Series: First Men, America’s Presidents

This series First Men, America’s Presidents explains the personal and public life of each President of the United States. Their qualities of character and leadership are aptly interpreted and offer strong role models for all citizens. Presidential successes are recorded for posterity, as are the pitfalls that should be guarded against in the future.

This series also explains the domestic reasons and world backdrop for the expansion of the Executive Office of the President. The President of the United States is perhaps the most coveted position in the world and this series reveals the lives of all those successfully elected, how each performed as president, and how each is to be measured in history. The collective life stories of the presidents reveal the greatness that America represents in the world.

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER ONE – EARLY LIFE

CHAPTER TWO – YOUNG HICKORY

CHAPTER THREE – THE DARK HORSE CANDIDATE

CHAPTER FOUR – MR. PRESIDENT

CHAPTER FIVE – GOALS INTO POLICIES

CHAPTER SIX – THE WAR PRESIDENT

CHAPTER SEVEN – PEACE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES

CONCLUSIONS ABOUT POLK’S LEGACY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX

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